Pandemic Health Coordinator

Pandemic Health Coordinator

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 10, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :PANDEMIC HEALTH COORDINATOR
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA CHSC
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We are seeking a Casual Pandemic Health Coordinator to ensure optimal delivery of self-isolation services/supports across Interior Health. Self -Isolation services has 3 streams:

a) Community Cohort Centers,
b) Self-isolation locations for rural and remote communities
c) Emergency Response Centers for Vulnerable/ Unsheltered populations.

The Pandemic Health Coordinator works with the client/family/caregiver(s) and primary care provider(s) to coordinate care and support clients and their families/caregivers through their self-isolation journey in an identified Interior Health self-isolation resource. A main focus is to support clients to choose the best resource to meet their needs during self-isolation and to by provide culturally safe, client centered care during intake, system navigation, coordination of care, team involvement, advocacy and evidence-informed best practice.

Work schedule is rotating day shifts (including weekends) from 08:00 to 16:00

If you are motivated to be challenged professionally, this is the move for you. Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
– Baccalaureate degree in a related healthcare profession
– Three (3) years’ recent related experience in a complex health care setting including experience with client coordination in a multidisciplinary environment, with a focus on facilitating integrated approaches to community health and well-being (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
-Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of key populations who would be utilizing self-isolation supports for COVID-19 including Aboriginal, individuals who are homeless or who live in shelters/temporary housing and those individuals who may have mental health and/or substance use needs.
– Valid BC Driver’s License.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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